Updated: 12/26/2006 - Another Christmas has come and gone, and for some people the only thing left is the bill. You know, just giving someone your credit card during the holidays and walking out with merchandise makes it seem like you're getting something for free. But for some of you watching the interest add up, you might wish that you had just paid with cash.
Updated: 12/26/2006 - Retailers say unfortunately shoplifting is pretty tempting this time of year, the 17th annual Retail Theft Survey says more than 750,000 shoplifters and dishonest employees were arrested last year by just 27 us retail companies. Some Knoxville retailers say they've seen fewer shoplifters this holiday season, but they have to constantly be on the lookout.
Updated: 12/27/2006 - If you're heading to the Outback Bowl in Tampa one place you may want to visit is the Clearwater Aquarium where history is in the making as workers tend to dolphins in need.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - The Coast Guard says the tide is pushing the oil away from shore, but about 21,000 gallons of medium crude have spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in a pipeline break.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - There's a dispute between the federal government and the nuclear power industry over how new plants should be designed.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - The Postal Service says more than 124 million of the 1993 Elvis Presley stamps have been saved by Americans. The Post Office does an annual survey of 10,000 households to determine which stamps are most popular.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - Iraq's highest court says Saddam Hussein's death sentence has to be carried out sometime in the next 30 days.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - At least 54 Iraqis died Tuesday in bombings, officials said, including a coordinated strike that killed 25 in western Baghdad. Separately, the U.S. military announced the deaths of seven American soldiers, raising the death toll significantly in one of the bloodiest months for the military this year.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - Nashville airport officials say smoke filled the cabin of a regional jet Monday night, forcing an emergency landing 30 minutes after takeoff from Nashville International Airport.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - The National Park Service has closed Newfound Gap Road because of snow on the mountaintop.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - You'll be able to ring in the New Year without the worries of road construction in East Tennessee. TDOT has temporarily stopped the work through the holidays, but you still need to be aware of some closures.
Posted: 12/26/2006 - A well-know writer who brought stories about Appalachia to people around the world has died.
Posted: 12/25/2006 - On a normal day, Knox Area Rescue Ministries serves more than 1,000 meals.
Posted: 12/25/2006 - Pope Benedict XVI urged a solution to conflicts across the world, especially in the Middle East and Africa, in a Christmas Day address that included an appeal for the poor, the exploited, and all those who suffer.
Posted: 12/25/2006 - Iraq's Christians are celebrating Christmas quietly as violence sweeps the country.
Posted: 12/25/2006 - Over the last three years, a handful of companies have developed secure-internet software to make one-stop welfare benefits screening and applications available to states.